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Large Purple Fringed Orchid (Platanthera grandifora)

Image ID: 2017/gtwn107

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Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid)
Height: 2 to 4 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  6/21/2017
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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